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Christmas Eve Worship Dec. 24th 4:00 & 6:00pm

TWO SUNDAY SERVICES at 8:30 & 10:30am

Welcome to

Trinity Lutheran Church

of Southwest Florida

Serving North Port, Englewood & Port Charlotte

1379 South McCall Rd (Gulf Cove)

Port Charlotte

Welcome Dr. John Behnke

We are blessed by God to have Dr. John A. Behnke providing accompaniment and special music for our worship services on the organ. We welcome him and his wife Chris to our fellowship here at Trinity Lutheran Church of Southwest Florida.













Dr. John Behnke is Professor Emeritus of Music at Concordia University, Mequon, Wisconsin where for 29 years (1986-2015) he taught organ, church music courses, and directed The Alleluia Ringers, Concordia’s touring handbell choir.  He was the organist and choir director at Historic Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church in downtown Milwaukee, from 1990 until 2019, and the director of the Milwaukee Handbell Ensemble and Music Editor of AGEHR Publishing – Handbell Musicians of America from 2003 until 2019 .  John enjoys composing and arranging having over 450+ compositions in print with nineteen different publishers in the United States, Germany, and Taiwan.  He has been married to Chris, his wife, for 46 years.  They are snowbirds residing in Venice, FL.

Facebook service time

Our next Sunday Service will be broadcast at 8:30am November 29th on Facebook. The recording will be available following its conclusion. Click on the Facebook logo below to view online services.

Fellowship opportunities
Due to the increase in covid-19 cases our men's breakfast will be postponed until times are safer for us to gather.

Our "Regular" Schedule

In "Season" - We Have Two Worship Services Every Sunday


Divine Worship

8:30 am & 10:30 am

Fellowship & Sunday School
9:45 am to 10:30am

​Summer Schedule: May-August

One Worship Service at 9:30am

Sunday School and Adult Bible Study 10:45

Building For Our Future
Driving by the church you will notice construction activity on the property. We are in the "fill and grade" stage of building a new church building as our congregation is growing. Upon completion our new church will have a seating capacity of about 250, compared to the 140 in our current building. The "new church" will also contain the church offices, classrooms and fellowship space for coffee and treats on Sunday morning.
Our current church building will be repurposed to serve as a true "multipurpose" facility with upgrades to the kitchen along with an additional  space being added to offer more seating for dinners and other large events. We also plan to make this space available for community and government meetings.

Should you wish to contact

the church office:

Click on the Facebook Logo for Live
and Recorded Sunday Worship
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        Christ Crucified For Our Sins


Jesus gave His church the mission of preaching repentance and forgiveness of sins in His name to all nations. (Luke 24:47).


Communicating is central to the work of the church, and in our modern era the internet can be a very powerful tool in enhancing our ability to communicate. We hope this website will be useful to you in sharing what we believe, how we go about communicating the message of God’s grace and forgiveness through Jesus Christ to our community, and how we can help each other grow in that knowledge and apply what we know to our lives here, and our hope for the future. We pray this website will serve as an invitation for you to join us in worship, fellowship and ministry.

Back in business

Women's Bible Study

Mondays at 10:00am

Tuesday Morning Bible Study

      10:00 am 

      Trinity Lutheran Church

Everyone is Welcome

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